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“Tell About the South” Talk by Charlotte Fryar June 7

June 1, 2017

Charlotte Fryar, whose dissertation examines the contested geography of the Carolina campus over space and time will give a talk entitled, “Building a University of the People: The Movement for a Free-Standing Black Cultural Center at UNC-Chapel Hill.” Charlotte will … Read more

AMST Student, Elijah Gaddis, Receives GEAB Impact Award

February 3, 2017

Congratulations to AMST Student, Elijah Gaddis, who received the GEAB Impact Award for his work on digital community history projects “Digital Loray,” and “Locating Lynching.” Read more here.

Folklore Students Explore the Crankie

December 3, 2015

Inspired by the community of crankie makers that has emerged around the work of folk duo Anna and Elizabeth, Folklore MA first years Zoe van Buren and Anna Keneda have made a crankie of their own for Bill Ferris’s Southern … Read more

Ph.D. Student, Kimber Thomas, Wins Luther Brown Prize

December 1, 2015

Second-year Ph.D. Student, Kimber Thomas, was recently awarded the second annual Luther Brown Prize for her paper and presentation, “Black Characterization in the Southern Soul-Blues,” at the International Conference on the Blues hosted by Delta State University in October. The … Read more

Five Questions From Folklore First-Year, Anna Keneda

November 13, 2015

 Anna Keneda, originally from Oklahoma, received a B.A. in Political Science from Emory University. After her undergraduate she worked with the Aga Khan Development network teaching and developing English Literature and Music curriculum in Mombasa, Kenya. Anna‘s research interests include … Read more